June 4, 2014

Coty and Li & Fung have entered into an agreement in which Li & Fung will distribute some of Coty's power brands in China, including adidas, Rimmel, and Playboy.

May 28, 2014

Nail care company Kiss Products has expanded its portfolio to include an array of beauty products, including the new Red by Kiss Handle-Less 1875W hair dryer.

May 27, 2014

Giant Eagle on Tuesday announced the opening of the company’s second Giant Eagle Express, a new 14,000 sq.-ft. neighborhood grocery store format.

May 20, 2014

MissNowMrs.com, an online name-change service created to simplify the name-change process for brides, on Tuesday announced a deal with Rite Aid making MissNowMrs.com gift cards available in nearly 4,600 Rite Aid locations nationwide.

April 22, 2014

Maybelline New York has named Yadim Carranza as the brand's global makeup artist, providing artistic vision for Maybelline New York makeup and becoming the voice of the brand to consumers, press and industry influencers.

April 17, 2014

Maybelline New York has tapped London-bred beauty Jourdan Dunn as its newest spokesmodel.

April 10, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $191.2 million, up 1%, for the five-week fiscal month of March ended April 5, 2014.

April 10, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday announced it has acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics.

March 26, 2014

Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has unveiled its new bold Big Top Coats. From the glittery to the cracked, these new finishes help take manicures to the next level with a one-step alternative to nail art.

March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 20, 2014

Johnny Appleseed, a new brand from Anheuser-Busch, announced that its Johnny Appleseed Hard Apple Cider will debut on store shelves beginning April 7.

March 19, 2014

Walgreens' Duane Reade stores will be promoting its allergy remedies on days with high allergy indexes through Poncho, a text- and email-based weather app, according to a story published by Mashable on Tuesday.

March 10, 2014

Apparently, I am one of about 10 mil­lion unique users who, as this issue of DSN went to press, had entered their name into the interactive name genera­tor game that Slate.com posted to its site within hours of John Travolta having butchered singer Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscar Awards.

March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Braun has signed actress and beauty icon Jessica Alba as its new beauty brand ambassador.

February 19, 2014

The Hertz Corp. and Costco in the U.K. have teamed up to bring short-term Hertz 24/7 van rental to Costco's members.

February 18, 2014

Well-known fashion brand Perry Ellis shipped in August a new namesake fragrance for men — Perry Ellis.

February 18, 2014

Red Carpet Manicure has announced that it is expanding beyond the at-home LED gel polish category to enter the nail lacquer segment.


February 5, 2014

Nail care brand essie will be polishing models from tips to toes on the runway this season again at New York Fashion Week.

January 22, 2014

Coty has appointed Catia Cesari as SVP business development, mergers and acquisitions, effective Feb. 1.

January 20, 2014

PonyBun Products has broadened its portfolio with three new colors — denim, plum and silver — for the crochet version of its PonyBun hair accessory.

January 16, 2014

SheaMoisture is expanding its portfolio with the new Tahitian Noni & Monoi hair straightening collection, which offers users the freedom to wear straight or curly hair styles.

January 16, 2014

Target is gearing up for spring with the launch of new Sonia Kashuk makeup, beauty tools and cosmetic bags available exclusively at Target beginning in March.

January 15, 2014

Why do dark horse companies win — and how do they win? That is the key focus of a new book by sales strategist and Elevation Forum founder Dan Mack, “Dark Horse: How Challenger Companies Rise to Prominence.”

January 9, 2014

On a journey to bring fun and innovation to the hair accessories segment is TonyTail, which has more than 300 hair accessories and aims to add new products about every six months.